News and information regarding autonomous and electric delivery vehicles, including electric middle mile delivery vehicles, electric last mile delivery vehicles and electric cargo bikes for urban deliveries in Canada. Articles focus on the manufacturing, adoption and deployment of electric delivery vehicles in Canadian provinces and municipalities, and includes updates on Canadian progress towards zero-emission deliveries.
Purolator to buy 3,500 electric delivery trucks in $1-billion, seven-year Canadian network electrification plan
In 2023 alone, the delivery and logistics giant says it will spend more than $100 million and acquire 95 electric vans — 25 Ford E-Transits, 15 BrightDrop Zevo 600s and 45 Motiv Power Systems EPIC4s
Loblaw deploys Gatik’s fully driverless trucks on Toronto-area streets
The Level 4 autonomous service, which began in August after Ministry of Transportation approval and a rigorous third-party audit, is deployed on five routes between Loblaw’s retail stores and a micro-fulfilment centre
Ottawa’s GoFor readies North American rollout of more than 3,000 electric delivery vans from Odin Automotive
The deal, announced in March and scheduled to be fulfilled by the end of 2023, is a major move for the Ottawa-based delivery company as the North American launch partner for one of Europe’s leading makers of electric vans